Announcements

Feb 6, 2020 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, February 10, 2020 at 5:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • H.R. 2546 — Colorado Wilderness Act of 2019 [Protecting America’s Wilderness Act]
  • H.J. Res. 79 — Removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.
Feb 4, 2020 Announcement

February 4, 2020

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 2546—Protecting America’s Wilderness Act

Dear Colleague:                          

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of February 10 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 2546 - Protecting America’s Wilderness Act.

Any Member wishing to offer an amendment must submit a searchable electronic copy of the amendment, which should be provided by the Office of Legislative Counsel, via the Rules Committee’s website. Members must also submit 20 hard copies of the amendment, one copy of a brief factual summary of the amendment, and an amendment login form to the Rules Committee in room H-312 of the Capitol by 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 7, 2020. Both electronic and hard copies must be received by the date and time specified. Members should draft their amendments to the text of Rules Committee Print 116-50, showing the text of H.R. 2546, H.R. 2250, H.R. 2199, H.R. 2215, H.R. 1708, and H.R. 2642, as ordered reported by the Committee on Natural Resources, with modifications, and which is available on the Rules Committee website.

Members should use the Office of Legislative Counsel to ensure that their amendments are drafted in the most appropriate format. Members should also check with the Congressional Budget Office for a preliminary assessment of their amendments’ budgetary effects. Finally, Members should check with the Office of the Parliamentarian and the Committee on the Budget to be certain their amendments comply with the rules of the House and the Congressional Budget Act. If you have any questions, please contact Rose Laughlin of the Committee staff at 225-9091.

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

 

Feb 3, 2020 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 3:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

  • H.R. 2474 — Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019
  • H.R. 5687 — Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief and Puerto Rico Disaster Tax Relief Act, 2020
  • H. Res. 826 — Expressing disapproval of the Trump administration’s harmful actions towards Medicaid.
Jan 29, 2020 Announcement

January 29, 2020

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 5687—Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief and Puerto Rico Disaster Tax Relief Act, 2020

Dear Colleague:                          

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of February 3 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 5687 – Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief and Puerto Rico Disaster Tax Relief Act, 2020.

Any Member wishing to offer an amendment must submit a searchable electronic copy of the amendment, which should be provided by the Office of Legislative Counsel, via the Rules Committee’s website. Members must also submit 20 hard copies of the amendment, one copy of a brief factual summary of the amendment, and an amendment login form to the Rules Committee in room H-312 of the Capitol by 10:00 a.m. on Monday, February 3, 2020. Both electronic and hard copies must be received by the date and time specified. Members should draft their amendments to the text of H.R. 5687, as introduced, which is available on the Rules Committee website.

Members should use the Office of Legislative Counsel to ensure that their amendments are drafted in the most appropriate format. Members should also check with the Congressional Budget Office for a preliminary assessment of their amendments’ budgetary effects. Finally, Members should check with the Office of the Parliamentarian and the Committee on the Budget to be certain their amendments comply with the rules of the House and the Congressional Budget Act. If you have any questions, please contact Matthew Price of the Committee staff at 225-9091.

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

 

Jan 29, 2020 Announcement

January 29, 2020

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 2474—Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act of 2019

Dear Colleague:                          

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of February 3 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 2474 – Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act of 2019.

Any Member wishing to offer an amendment must submit a searchable electronic copy of the amendment, which should be provided by the Office of Legislative Counsel, via the Rules Committee’s website. Members must also submit 20 hard copies of the amendment, one copy of a brief factual summary of the amendment, and an amendment login form to the Rules Committee in room H-312 of the Capitol by 10:00 a.m. on Monday, February 3, 2020. Both electronic and hard copies must be received by the date and time specified. Members should draft their amendments to the text of H.R. 2474, as reported by the Committee on Education and Labor, which is available on the Rules Committee website.

Members should use the Office of Legislative Counsel to ensure that their amendments are drafted in the most appropriate format. Members should also check with the Congressional Budget Office for a preliminary assessment of their amendments’ budgetary effects. Finally, Members should check with the Office of the Parliamentarian and the Committee on the Budget to be certain their amendments comply with the rules of the House and the Congressional Budget Act. If you have any questions, please contact Eric Delaney of the Committee staff at 225-9091.

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

 

Jan 23, 2020 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, January 27, 2020 at 5:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • H.R. 3621 — Student Borrower Credit Improvement Act [Comprehensive CREDIT Act of 2020]
  • Senate Amendment to H.R. 550 — Merchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 [No War Against Iran Act; To repeal the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002]
Jan 16, 2020 Announcement

January 16, 2020

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 3621—Comprehensive CREDIT Act of 2020

Dear Colleague:                          

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of January 27 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 3621 - Comprehensive CREDIT Act of 2020.

Any Member wishing to offer an amendment must submit a searchable electronic copy of the amendment, which should be provided by the Office of Legislative Counsel, via the Rules Committee’s website. Members must also submit 20 hard copies of the amendment, one copy of a brief factual summary of the amendment, and an amendment login form to the Rules Committee in room H-312 of the Capitol by 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 23, 2020. Both electronic and hard copies must be received by the date and time specified. Members should draft their amendments to the text of Rules Committee Print 116-47, showing the text of H.R. 3621, H.R. 3614, H.R. 3618, H.R. 3622, H.R. 3629, and H.R. 3642, as reported by the Committee on Financial Services, with modifications, and which is available on the Rules Committee website.

Members should use the Office of Legislative Counsel to ensure that their amendments are drafted in the most appropriate format. Members should also check with the Congressional Budget Office for a preliminary assessment of their amendments’ budgetary effects. Finally, Members should check with the Office of the Parliamentarian and the Committee on the Budget to be certain their amendments comply with the rules of the House and the Congressional Budget Act. If you have any questions, please contact Eric Delaney of the Committee staff at 225-9091.

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

 

Jan 9, 2020 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, January 13, 2020 at 5:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • H.R. 1230 — Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act
  • H.J. Res. 76 — Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to "Borrower Defense Institutional Accountability".
Jan 7, 2020 Announcement

January 7, 2020

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 1230—Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act

Dear Colleague:                          

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of January 13 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 1230 – Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act.

Any Member wishing to offer an amendment must submit a searchable electronic copy of the amendment, which should be provided by the Office of Legislative Counsel, via the Rules Committee’s website. Members must also submit 20 hard copies of the amendment, one copy of a brief factual summary of the amendment, and an amendment login form to the Rules Committee in room H-312 of the Capitol by 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 10, 2020. Both electronic and hard copies must be received by the date and time specified. Members should draft their amendments to the text of Rules Committee Print 116-46, showing the text of H.R. 1230, as ordered reported by the Committee on Education and Labor, and which is available on the Rules Committee website.

Members should use the Office of Legislative Counsel to ensure that their amendments are drafted in the most appropriate format. Members should also check with the Congressional Budget Office for a preliminary assessment of their amendments’ budgetary effects. Finally, Members should check with the Office of the Parliamentarian and the Committee on the Budget to be certain their amendments comply with the rules of the House and the Congressional Budget Act. If you have any questions, please contact Eric Delaney of the Committee staff at 225-9091.

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

 

Jan 8, 2020 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet today, Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 4:45 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following emergency measure:

  • H. Con. Res. 83 — Directing the President pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution to terminate the use of United States Armed Forces to engage in hostilities in or against Iran.

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